Chicken tractors aren’t the answer for every situation. After building 2 chicken tractors for meat chickens, Kevin discusses 2 reasons why the tractors didn’t work as planned.
Our home butcher doesn’t like to age our beef for more than 3-4 days as he has quite a complicated system to rotate his mobile cool-rooms to each customer. If he let us hang our meat for longer he would need more cool-rooms and would have to put his prices up, so we don’t mind […]
Guanciale is dry-cured pork jowl, also known as “jowl bacon.” Though hard to come by in stores, the good news is that this cut of meat is easy to prepare. It just takes a little time, the right temperature, and the right humidity.
We’ve all seen it. A dead deer here, a raccoon there, roadkill: it’s everywhere. In this post, I discuss 10 reasons why everyone should be taking advantage of this valuable resource TODAY!
Many people rely on roadkill for food and income. Many more collect it just for educational purposes and for fun. It is one hobby, though, that often skirts around the law. This post addresses the legalities of picking up roadkill and suggests some tips on how to do it safely and without fear of the […]
This summer we raised a pig for meat. Actually, we co-raised three pigs with our neighbors, housing the pigs at their farm, and sharing in the cost and labor. Raised on pasture in the sunshine and fed with 100% non-GMO feed and lots of organic food scraps and whey from from our Jersey milk cow, […]